Hospital Malpractice: What You Can Do About It
Many people mistakenly believe that doctors are the only individuals who can commit medical malpractice. However, practices created by hospital management can contribute to or even directly cause substandard medical treatment, resulting in injuries to patients. When patients suffer from inadequate care, hospitals may be held financially responsible.
If your medical condition deteriorated or someone you loved suffered a wrongful death due to hospital negligence, the law firm of Williams, Walsh & O'Connor, LLC, in North Haven, is here to help. Our firm has helped clients recover multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements and is fully prepared to take fast action in the pursuit of your malpractice claim. Call 203-285-3593 or 866-530-7228 to arrange a consultation.
What Is Hospital Malpractice?
Hospitals and other health care facilities are liable for injuries arising from the negligence of professionals like nurses, technicians, administrators or on-staff physicians. Hospital negligence can take many forms, including:
- Lab errors
- Inadequate staffing
- Emergency room errors
- Improper chart documentation
- Not performing thorough background checks prior to hiring medical professionals
- Administrative mistakes impacting patient care
- Nurses exceeding their medical authority
- Staff failure to adhere to hospital policy
From mismanagement of records to surgical errors, there are countless ways hospital malpractice may occur. However, all instances have one thing in common: negligence. There is no excuse for carelessness in a hospital setting. When these mistakes do happen, it is critical that medical facilities are held responsible for any resulting injuries.
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Have you or has someone you love suffered as a result of hospital negligence? Contact us online or call 203-285-3593 or 866-530-7228 to arrange an appointment. We are located near New Haven, in proximity to the intersection of I-91, I-95 and I-84. Evening and weekend appointments are available.
We handle hospital malpractice cases on a contingency fee basis. That means we don’t get paid until you do.